toasting fork



a long-handled fork used for cooking or toasting frankfurters, marshmallows, bread, etc., usually over an open fire.

Origin of toasting fork

First recorded in 1830–40 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for toasting fork

Historical Examples of toasting fork

  • I challenged him, though I was more at home with a toasting-fork than a sword.

    The Duke's Motto

    Justin Huntly McCarthy

  • "But there's not a kettle, nor a toasting-fork," said Ruth dejectedly.

  • "He isn't in," said one of the brewers, looking up from his toasting-fork.

    The White Feather

    P. G. Wodehouse

  • Near the stove hung a gridiron, a frying-pan, a toasting-fork, and a pair of bellows.


    George Du Maurier

  • And it took all our planningness to do without a toasting-fork.

    The Boys and I

    Mrs. Molesworth